Associations to the word «Posit»


POSIT, noun. Something that is posited; a postulate.
POSIT, noun. (aviation) Abbreviation of position.
POSIT, verb. Assume the existence of; to postulate.
POSIT, verb. Propose for consideration or study; to suggest.
POSIT, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly.

Dictionary definition

POSIT, noun. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning.
POSIT, verb. Put (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot".
POSIT, verb. Put before; "I submit to you that the accused is guilty".
POSIT, verb. Take as a given; assume as a postulate or axiom; "He posited three basic laws of nature".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope